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Jenny Oppenheimer

Opinion 1 Jenny Oppenheimer 17 June 2020

Philanthropy and racial justice – can it be different now?

Let’s face it, racial justice hasn’t exactly been a top agenda item for mainstream philanthropy. However, COVID-19 and its manifestly disproportionate impact on people of colour, together with the global outpouring of disgust in response …

Conference reports Jenny Oppenheimer 10 February 2020

What does a conscience in philanthropy look like?

I was recently invited to a conference with the rather enigmatic title, Curation with A Conscience. Truth be told, my first thought was, oh my goodness is this another new thing I ­­should know about! …

Special feature Jenny Oppenheimer 5 September 2017

From diversity to representation – a road map for foundations 

There are at least two good reasons why foundation boards and senior management should be representative of the communities they serve. First, they will naturally produce a greater variety of viewpoints and a wider range of experience, which arguably improves …